Mary Reita Arnot

December 4, 1914January 4, 2013
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Mary “Reita” Arnot was born in Vancouver, Canada on December 4, 1914 and passed away January 4, 2013 in Arlington, Washington at the age of 98. She graduated from Everett High School in 1932 and has been a resident of Olympic Place Retirement home for the past 8 years. She was preceded in death by her husband Frank in 1971. Reita is survived by her daughters, Barbara King of Puyallup and Margaret (Keith) Sarkisian of Arlington. She is also survived by 5 grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren: Terri (Tom) Witte and their sons Bryan and Sean of Ephrata; Diane (Bud) Nameck and their daughter Kelsey of Spokane; Patti (Wade) Ellsworth of Everett and their daughters Amber (Rick) Carl of Arizona, Ashley Ellsworth of Mill Creek, and Amye Ellsworth of Cheney; Kevin King and his sons Connor and Logan of DesMoine; Jodi (Eric) Lien and their sons, Hunter and Karsten of Portland; two great-great-grandchildren, Jonathan and Abby Carl; brother, Don Dorfner of Seattle; and many other members of the extended Arnot family


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Mary Reita Arnot

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Violet Kemp

January 11, 2013

Barbara and Margaret and families, I'm so sorry for your loss. My prayers are with you.

Jodi Lien

January 10, 2013

Gramma Reita, you will be so greatly missed by everyone. I am so thankful our boys got to know you and spend time with you. We were all very lucky!
I am so happy you can be at peace now.

Ashley Ellsworth

January 10, 2013

Tada Reita, you will be greatly missed. You were such an amazing, strong, stubborn woman who taught me so many things. You will always be in my heart until we meet again <3 you.

Carol Williams Past President

January 9, 2013

To Barbara, Margaret & Family: We were saddened to hear of Reita's passing. She was a life member of our Auxiliary and she will be missed. May you all find peace at this very sad time and remember her wonderful life. From the Ladies Auxiliary to the VFW, Boyer Danile Post 1561.

Amber Carl

January 8, 2013

Tada Reita, you will be greatly missed. I always enjoyed our little chats. Thank you for always being so excited to talk with me. You were were a wonderful Great Grandma and Great Great Grandma. So happy that you got to spend some time with John and Abby.

Terri Witte

January 8, 2013

Tada Reita..... The best grandma,you were always so kind and helpful,I am comforted knowing you are at peace. Till we meet again, Love Terri